Pre-built ones have a reputation for poor quality components, proprietary designs, and a poor overall experience. But step into one of the HP Omen 30L systems and a surprise awaits: Its layouts and components largely meet DIY standards.
In the video above, Judy Johnson, director of games and esports at HP, explains this seemingly new philosophy for pre-built Omen and also shows us HP’s Omen Gaming Hub software. This behind-the-curtain look delves into the reasons behind the DIY flavor of the Omen 30L, which sports components that can be swapped out with retail equivalents and labeling that help new PC owners and non-DIY enthusiasts alike. to perform upgrades.
(You can get a deeper and more careful look at the internal elements of the Omen 30L in our separate tour video.)
Our chat also goes into the details of HP’s Omen Gaming Hub, and how it can serve as a useful and unifying dashboard for your gaming activities. In addition to launching games from it, you can control the lights. RGB, stream games to other devices for remote playback, and even get tips on how to improve your gaming.
For PC players, this is an opportunity to hear from the horse’s mouth the approach and the philosophy behind these initiatives, some details surprised us! Check out all of that above, then check out our other great interviews with great PC makers, like our discussion with Dell on laptop cooling.